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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
With your wires cut and bypassed going into the...

With your wires cut and bypassed going into the door switches testing the relay is useless. It will never work correctly. Fix the cut wiring first, then test the relay.

John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
As long as it's on a breaker that's switched you...

As long as it's on a breaker that's switched you should be fine. I've gotten used to removing the battery cable whenever I have old cars in my garage. I'd rather be safe than sorry. With old wiring...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
The top and window switches in the door should be...

The top and window switches in the door should be on completely different circuits. I would not run them to the same relay. The top should have it's own relay under the dash that works off the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-23-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
As I mentioned the black wire and/or the relay...

As I mentioned the black wire and/or the relay has NOTHING to do with any lights. If it does your wiring is all screwed up. You can try spinning it any way you want but the fact of the matter is that...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
The diagram is correct. The black wire ONLY...

The diagram is correct. The black wire ONLY powers the windows. It has no other function. If it is controlling the lights then it is connected somewhere where it shouldn't be. If it's not in the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-22-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By jopizz
Side mirrors were optional. Most times they were...

Side mirrors were optional. Most times they were put on by the dealer. They often didn't put them in the correct location even though there was a template for installing them.

John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 702
Posted By jopizz
The relay is a safety device to prevent a...

The relay is a safety device to prevent a possible fire if the wires get overloaded. I suggest you try and find out where the previous owner wired around it. Most likely it's under the hood. Remove...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-21-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By jopizz
You're welcome. We're always willing to help our...

You're welcome. We're always willing to help our fellow T-Birders.


John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-20-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Red&White 58 Bird !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Red&White 58 Bird! Alan hales from Michigan and owns a 1958 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you ...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-20-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, My3kGT !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, My3kGT! Rick hales from California and owns a 1960 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-19-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, phot327 !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, phot327! Gary hales from Texas and owns a 1959 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-19-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Charlie Kidd !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Charlie Kidd! Charles hales from Florida and owns a 1958 Tbird Convertible! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you...
Forum: Anything Goes! 05-19-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 95,436
Posted By jopizz
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Squarebirds is honored by Robert Adams ~ Ladysmith Bob, Donor for another year of financial support as a Paid Member.

We give our deepest thanks to our contributors for making Alexander's site the...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-19-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By jopizz
13 lb is the factory cap. I would stick with...

13 lb is the factory cap. I would stick with that. I've used the Autozone cap in the past. Seemed to work fine.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By jopizz
If you are looking for a modern master...

If you are looking for a modern master cylinder/booster combination that requires no modification or fabrication there is none. The Technical Resource Library has all the information regarding what...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-15-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By jopizz
Buy one from Rockauto.com. They have two listed....

Buy one from Rockauto.com. They have two listed. Both are identical to the original plus we get a 5% discount.

John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-15-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, 49 Roadie !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, 49 Roadie! Rune hales from Florida and owns a 1961 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-15-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By jopizz
You need to be more specific. Which part(s) of...

You need to be more specific. Which part(s) of the procedure do you need help with.

John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, Cali64nia !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, Cali64nia! Bill hales from California and owns a 1964 Tbird Convertible! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-13-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By jopizz
Both heads are identical so it shouldn't matter...

Both heads are identical so it shouldn't matter which side you put them on.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-13-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By jopizz
Your inner headlights are only high beams. I...

Your inner headlights are only high beams. I would remove the bulbs and check the sockets. They can become corroded very easily. They use the same switch as the outer lights so it's not a switch...
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By jopizz
Picture #2 is correct. The edge of the package...

Picture #2 is correct. The edge of the package tray when the top is up and the flip lid when the top is down should rest on the weatherstripping.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By jopizz
Neither. The slot should not be visible. The...

Neither. The slot should not be visible. The flaps of the trough weatherstrip can only fit over the edge of the trunk channel one way.

John
Forum: 1958 To 1960 Squarebirds - General Technical Discussion 05-12-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By jopizz
I don't believe new ones are available. You can...

I don't believe new ones are available. You can contact Carl ****er (partsetal). He probably has used ones.

John
Forum: New Members Welcoming 05-11-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By jopizz
Welcome, ozzyyy !!

Welcome to Squarebirds, ozzyyy! Terry hales from Virginia and owns a 1966 Tbird Hardtop! We always enjoy seeing pictures of our new users Tbird. As a Paid Member if you have anything you want to...
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